Durham County

Durham Police searching for bank robbery suspects

This is a photo of Wednesday’s attempted bank robbery suspect wearing a Chicago Bulls cap.
This is a photo of Wednesday’s attempted bank robbery suspect wearing a Chicago Bulls cap. Durham Police Department

Durham police are seeking two male suspects who attempted to rob the Mechanics & Farmers Bank on Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard on Wednesday.

Durham police said two males wearing coats entered the bank around 12:45 p.m. One suspect approached the counter and handed a teller a note demanding money and implying the use of a gun. No weapon was seen. Both men left the bank without getting any money.

Investigators said one suspect was described as a black male in his 20s and six feet tall. He was wearing a black Chicago Bulls cap, glasses and a coat.

The second suspect was described as a black male with a dark complexion in his 20s. He was six feet tall and had dreadlocks. He was wearing a red puffy coat.

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